Ukraine’s living wage to grow by 9% next year - finance minister

Ukraine’s living wage to grow by 9% next year - finance minister

The Government expects an increase in the subsistence and minimum wages starting from January 1.

Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said this during an Hour of Questions to the Government, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"The subsistence wage in 2018 will increase by 9% compared with 2017. There will be also an increase in the minimum wage to UAH 3,723 from January 1," Danyliuk said.

According to him, next year, in particular, teachers' salaries are expected to increase by 25%, and UAH 6.7 billion was additionally budgeted for this.


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